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Bananarama singer Siobhan Fahey left the band in 1988 and formed this duo, Shakespears Sister (named after the Smiths song and misspelled due to a careless friend of Siobhan’s who made the logo). The above 1992 hit, “Stay,” was their brief claim to ubiquity: it was their sole top 10 single in the States. Opening with a nearly a capella gospel section before becoming a Goth, industrial groove, it was surely different from anything on the radio at the time. The video, which features Marcela at the bedside of her comatose lover in what looks like a massive boardroom, is both wacky and moving.

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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.